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Jet Lag Articles

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What to pack for a winter holiday

The key to travelling abroad, no matter the climate, is to be prepared and pack appropriately. While it’s tempting to want to look stylish on holiday, prioritising practicality is important while travelling in the colder, winter months. 

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What causes jet lag and how to avoid It?

Jet lag is an unpleasant part of travelling. It’s something that many people look for answers on how to avoid it or miracle cures for getting over it fast. Understanding the science behind jet lag is the key to figuring out how to deal with and...

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Tips to avoid coronavirus when you’re travelling by aeroplane

At each stage of your journey, you can and should be prepared and take precautions to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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Buying Melatonin on Prescription

Melatonin is licenced in the UK under the brand name Circadin and is used for treating insomnia. However, it can be ordered on prescription for relieving the symptoms of jet lag. Jet lag is a common problem for travellers and occurs when the bod...

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Jet lag tips

Jet lag is a common problem for travellers, and can cause unexpected disruption to your body’s normal rhythm. When crossing several time zones at once, your body’s circadian rhythm is forced to adapt to a different sleeping pattern, and t...

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The circadian rhythm

The circadian rhythm is essentially a 24-hour cycle that controls the physiological processes of living beings. It plays an essential role in regulating your sleeping pattern, appetite, hormonal levels and body temperature, and changes in your routin...